Stability Ball Hamstring Curls

WAC Personal Trainer Jaime Crow demonstrates Stability Ball Hamstring Curls. This exercise increases core stability as well as hamstring and glute strength. Begin with your buttocks and hips on the ground. Keep your arms and your palms down and place your heels on top of the stability ball.

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Contract your core, raise your hips, drawing the stability ball closer to you.

 

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Keep your weight in your heels, tighten your core, and ensure that your heels and shoulders remain in a straight line.

 

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With your feet on the stability ball, slowly roll it away from you and return near the starting position, keeping your back and buttocks off the ground.

Try two to three sets of 10–15 repetitions, depending on ability.